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5G in Transport & Logistics: 5G 101
November 17, 2021 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm| Free
Join this webinar from UK5G and KTN, for a hype-free and non-technical run through of how 5G is, and can be applied across the transport & logistics industry.
5G, 25% better than 4G, right? No. 5G can be marketed as the next generation of mobile tech but fundamental changes in the way 5G networks are built and work make it an extremely powerful digital transformation tool. On one level it’s fibre (gigabyte) connectivity delivered wirelessly, great for the Enhanced Mobile Broadband experience now being rolled out by the Public Networks.
Dig deeper and the flexibility, power and control 5G brings to managing data make it an eminently deployable means to increase productivity, reduce waste and contribute to the bottom line.
This session is a (mostly) non-technical look at 5G. Where it differs from what’s come before, the capabilities it unlocks, the role of Public and Private Networks. It will be of interest to anyone wanting to know how 5G can be applied in Transport & Logistics.
KTN is a delivery partner for UK5G
UK5G is the national innovation network dedicated to the promotion of research, collaboration and the industrial application of 5G in the UK. Its mission is to ensure that the UK is at the forefront of global 5G development. KTN is a delivery partner for UK5G.
About the Events
By rail, road, sea, inland waterways or air, the transport and logistics sectors are the linchpins that keep the UK moving. As an island nation, the movement of goods is critical to our economy, with imports and exports worth £48bn and £51bn annually, respectively. Moving people in 2019 clocked up 873 billion passenger kilometres. These figures have taken a knock in the wake of the pandemic and with the sectors’ return to pre-pandemic levels comes a considerable set of challenges. The post-COVID, post-Brexit world is ever more complex, with shifting consumer demands and behaviours, rising costs and shrinking margins. Add to this, the sectors’ need to address its status as the UK’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases (prior to the pandemic).
To succeed and thrive, organisations need to become more resilient, agile and productive. 5G – and the digital technologies it powers – can be the key to unlocking a more efficient, sustainable future for transport and logistics.
This series of events will explore where 5G is making a difference in Transport & Logistics.